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authorJunio C Hamano <>2011-03-21 05:24:24 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-03-21 05:24:24 (GMT)
commit08c8d5581363998fda2803da2620d47fe8b50f0d (patch)
tree6f27a4a23caf436c973a736d00d4336812da4fd2 /Documentation
parentcdc34664d4bb86063062dd63183dfb6b9ebf4772 (diff)
Update drart release notes to 1.7.5
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.5.txt b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.5.txt
index bb0eb40..b917d0b 100644
--- a/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.5.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.5.txt
@@ -12,6 +12,9 @@ Updates since v1.7.4
* Update to more modern HP-UX port.
+ * The codebase is getting prepared for i18n/l10n; no translated/translatable
+ strings in the code yet.
* "git apply -v" reports offset lines when the patch does not apply at
the exact location recorded in the diff output.
@@ -40,12 +43,21 @@ Updates since v1.7.4
reached, without spewing unnecessary error messages that complain about
the server response it never got.
+ * "git grep -f <filename>" learned to treat "-" as "read from the
+ standard input stream".
* "git grep --no-index" did not honor pathspecs correctly, returning
paths outside the specified area.
* "git log" type commands now understand globbing pathspecs. You
can say "git log -- '*.txt'" for example.
+ * "git mergetool" learned how to drive "beyond compare 3" as well.
+ * "git rerere forget" without pathspec used to forget all the saved
+ conflicts that relate to the current merge; it now requires you to
+ give it pathspecs.
* "git rev-list --objects $revs -- $pathspec" now limits the objects listed
in its output properly with the pathspec, in preparation for narrow
@@ -73,11 +85,6 @@ Fixes since v1.7.4
All of the fixes in the v1.7.4.X maintenance series are included in this
release, unless otherwise noted.
- * We used to keep one file descriptor open for each and every packfile
- that we have a mmap window on it (read: "in use"), even when for very
- tiny packfiles. We now close the file descriptor early when the entire
- packfile fits inside one mmap window.
* "git apply" used to confuse lines updated by previous hunks as lines
that existed before when applying a hunk, contributing misapplication
of patches with offsets.
@@ -86,12 +93,8 @@ release, unless otherwise noted.
in the working tree that are in the way in order to check out paths
under it from the named branch (js/checkout-untracked-symlink).
- * "git submodule update" used to honor the --merge/--rebase option (or
- corresponding configuration variables) even for a newly cloned
- subproject, which made no sense (so/submodule-no-update-first-time).
exec >/var/tmp/1
echo O=$(git describe 'master')
git shortlog --no-merges ^maint ^$O master